Young boreo-arctic dunes

Description (English)

Young dunes of arctic and boreal latitudes colonised by halo-nitrophilous perennial vegetation similar to that of unit B1.23, including Leymus arenarius (Elymus arenarius), Ammophila arenaria, Honkenya peploides, Elymus farctus (Elytrigia juncea), Elymus repens, Mertensia maritima.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code N135

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Elymus repens
Flowering Plants Elytrigia juncea
Flowering Plants Leymus arenarius
Flowering Plants Mertensia maritima
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Elymus repens Flowering Plants
Elytrigia juncea Flowering Plants
Leymus arenarius Flowering Plants
Mertensia maritima Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) B1.33 Young boreo-arctic dunes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B1.33 Young boreo-arctic dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B1.33 Young boreo-arctic dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B1.33 Young boreo-arctic dunes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B1.33 Young boreo-arctic dunes same
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